Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010 - Nicolas Boyes Stone Conservation

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Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010

Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art

Glasgow, Scotland

Works:

Selective items of building fabric within Glasgow School of Art were surveyed for the purpose of designing remedial treatments to identify items of damage, defect and decay. NBSC conservators carried out treatments and cement based wall finishing material to staircases and landings and polished slate surfaces. Two fireplaces were also retouched, and lime paint applied.

Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010 - Example of thick pollution soiling resulting in disaggregation. Note how the soiling is interrupted by the new indents Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010 - Detail of roundel displaying heavy pollution soiling. Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010 - Top area of W wall of porch showing heavy pollution soiling. Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010 - Inner sides of S entrance wall opening displaying heavy pollution soiling. Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010 - View of the window area on the N wall of the porch. Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010 - View of the roundel opening on the porch roof. Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010 - View of soffit of ‘Window A’ Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010 - View of soffit of ‘Window A’ Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010 - Bottom half of the window. Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2010 - Top half of the window.